- Japan (07, 09-10, 13), Denmark (08, 11, 16), Korea (13), France (08), Thailand (09), China (10), Mexico (14, 15)
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Fukuoka nightlife in the daylight

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Fukuoka alley near Suikyo Shrine

While wandering around Fukuoka one morning I came upon this street. I planned to visit in the evening when it was hopping, but a rain storm sent me elsewhere that night.

The address for this location is:

麻雀クラブ is a Mahjong Club. They are quite popular gambling establishments in Japan.

Rainy walk in Takayama

高山 takayama japan rain


草間 彌生

yayoi kusama red colored pumpkin

Yayoi Kusama‘s “Red Colored Pumpkin” in Roppongi (Tokyo, Japan)

One of the more fascinating people to ever live, Yayoi Kusama’s pieces are easy to recognize. If I’d had over 2 million yen on me (about US$20k) and room in my suitcase, I would have picked up “赤色かぼちゃ”.

For Whom The Bells Toll

The two things I loved the most in 1984, finally coming together 32 years later in 2016.

Gone Fishing

fishing matsuri inuyama

Goldfish scooping in Inuyama


Don Quixote in Guanajuato

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Guanajuato’s Don Quixote

There is a Don Quixote Museum in Guanajuato, but this statue comes from the other side of town.

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